ESR N° 5: Monitoring spatio-temporal water redistribution in the subsurface with seismic methods



Research Fellow: Lara Blazevic

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Host Institution :
Université de Rennes 1,



  • Qualify seismic methods as tools to capture temporal evolution of the subsurface water content/pressure.
  • Synthetize and propose links between porosity/fracture density, saturation/pressure states, hydrodynamic parameters and seismic properties in both consolidated and unconsolidated media.
  • Set up experiments to evaluate petrophysical relationships and relate available information content to subsurface properties.
  • Gain insights on the issues related to application of these methods in industry and challenges in the real world problems.

Tasks and methodology:

  1. Finding appropriate connections/links between hydrodynamic parameters and seismic properties.
  2. Exploiting the full wealth of active seismic signals and extracting information from temporal variations.
  3. Hydrogeophysical experiments with scaled seismic noise monitoring.

Secondments: Äspö Hard Rock Laboratory, SKB Sweden. UNIL Lausanne.

Supervisors:  Laurent Longuevergne, Ludovic Bodet and Damien Jougnot

Dissemination and communication:

Media :

  • Video of a field experiments on the Ploemeur site :

Database for the future datasets : H+ database

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